John J. Lindsey
New York CPCS 7th Attorney
Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree is a Misdemeanor punishable by up to one year incarceration. This charge is common where very small amounts of heroin or cocaine are seized in conjunction with stops and/or searches. There are several ways to challenge this type of charge, perhaps the most common is to attack the reason for the search or seizure. Drug possession charges such as CPCS 7th can be complex and it is important to have an attorney who is experienced. As a former Assistant Public Defender, John is very familiar with this charge and potential defenses and mitigating factors. Call John for a free consultation of your CPCS 7th charge.